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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

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GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

ADVS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 41,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,610 sh (+209.15%)
Jim Simons 242,868 sh (+47.31%)
Mairs and Power 79,700 sh (+22.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 520,327 sh (+21.66%)
Ron Baron 4,965,043 sh (-2.32%)
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Q1 2015

ADVS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli 327,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,037,968 sh (+327.38%)
Chuck Royce 63,500 sh (+52.64%)
Mairs and Power Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ron Baron 4,208,369 sh (-15.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,495 sh (-83.95%)
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Q2 2015

ADVS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Prem Watsa 11,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,980,368 sh (+90.79%)
Mario Gabelli 464,900 sh (+42.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,710 sh (+0.26%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ron Baron 275,000 sh (-93.47%)
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Q3 2015

ADVS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Prem Watsa Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Ratios

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.88
ADVS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ADVS: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ADVS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.88
Dividend Payout 0.47
ADVS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
61% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. ADVS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ADVS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.47
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.88
ADVS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. ADVS: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ADVS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.88

Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $403
EPS $ 0.82
Short Percentage of Float4.88%
52-Week Range $28.78 - 44.36
Shares Outstanding(Mil)52.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 1.47 1.71
EPS without NRI($) 1.47 1.71

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:XTER:SAPA, NYSE:CRM, NAS:ADBE, NAS:INTU, XPAR:DSYNV, NAS:CHKP » details
Traded in other countries:AXQ.Germany,
Advent Software Inc was founded and incorporated in 1983 in California and reincorporated in Delaware in November 1995. It offers software and services that automate work flows and data across investment management organizations, as well as the information flows between an investment management organization and external parties. Its products are intended to increase operational efficiency, improve the accuracy of client information and enable better decision-making. Each solution focuses on specific mission-critical functions of the investment management organization and is tailored to meet the needs of a particular market segment of the investment management industry, as determined by size, assets under management and complexity of the investment process. Its business derives revenues from the development, marketing and sale of software products, Software-as-a-Service, data interfaces hosting services and related maintenance and services that automate, integrate and support certain mission-critical functions of investment management organizations around the world. The company faces competition from certain providers of software and related services as well as providers of outsourced services.
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